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Is There Hope For California Online Poker Before 2021?

September 9th, 2018 by Marty Derbyshire

Can online poker ride the coattails of sports betting legislation to become legal in California next year, or is 2021 the earliest it can happen?

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WPT500 Los Angeles At The Bike Draws Over 2,500

September 1st, 2018 by Marty Derbyshire

The World Poker Tour’s latest WPT500 Los Angeles tournament at The Bicycle Hotel & Casino in Bell Gardens drew 2,509 players over 16 starting flights.

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Southern California Man Scores Big At Ocean’s 11 Casino

August 26th, 2018 by Marty Derbyshire

Southern California’s Seth Brown won the 2018 Card Player Poker Tour Ocean’s 11 San Diego Classic title for $46,870 at the Ocean’s 11 Casino last month.

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The US Court of Appeals says DesertRoseBingo.com violates the UIGEA, leaving all the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel’s online gambling plans up in the air.

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The first stop on the PokerStars Moneymaker PSPC Tour was held at Stones Gambling Hall this weekend, proving PokerStars still has some fans in California.

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Last week, Orange County ice cream shop owner Simon Lam won the WPT Gardens Main Event in Hawiian Gardens for over half a million dollars.

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Season XVII of the World Poker Tour kicked off at the Gardens Casino this past weekend with $250,000 in cash and prizes added to the pool.

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San Manuel Casino And Its Poker Room Voted Best In So-Cal

July 20th, 2018 by Marty Derbyshire

Readers of a variety of Southern California newspapers have voted San Manuel Casino and its poker room the best in the region.

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The 2018 WSOP Main Event is the second largest in WSOP history, thanks to 1,009 players from California, who helped bring entry numbers up to 7,874.

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Gaming law expert and writer I. Nelson Rose says online poker will see a boom thanks to this year’s Supreme Court decision on sports betting.

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